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Dec 30, 2012 9:00pm CST
couples equally.' but conservative chicago democrat, represenative joe lyons, says the presidents view wont change his vote against the marriage bill... telling wgn by phone 'when he was in the state senate, president obama voted present on any controversial bill that came up.' that sentiment is echoed by other conservatives in the state, including the chicago catholic archdiocese and the thomas more society. the president is entitled to his opinion. he is only one voter. >>the bills author says the bill strikes a balance protecting churches from having to consecrate marriages it wishes not to... yet affords couples equal marriage rights under the law. the velocity of public opinion is changing so rapidly that i think were all surprised at how this is happening but in every corner of the state of illinois from chicago to carbondale.. people are talking to their friends.. their co workers.. their families... folks at their synagogues and their churches and theyre deciding that theres no good reason to treat one family different than another family >> working to ensure a safe new years i
Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm CST
wearing a t- shirt with the chicago fire department's logo as well as engine company numbers but city records show nobody with his name is employed by the fire department. in addition cars were ruins and a nearby doctor's office sustained fire and electrical damage >> police arrested a man at a bar early this morning after he allegedly stabbed another man in the bathroom. the victim said his attacker jumped out of a sterile waving a broken beer bottle and slashing his neck. a third man entered the room and helped hold the attacker until police arrived. the victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. the 23 year-old was arrested >> former university of illinois football standout posted half a million dollars bond tonight and was released from an irving texas jail. the current dallas cowboys defensive lineman is charged with manslaughter in the death of his teammate and friend. police say he was driving drunk when he crashed his car early saturday morning. today he issued a statement from behind bars expressing grief and sorrow over the crash. if convicted he cou
Dec 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
. gun violence, chicago hits an awful milestone. 500 murders this year and counting. what's to blame? a former gang member and chicago's police superintendent join me live. >>> plus, president obama could tap this republican to lead the defense department. but not everyone wants to see a secretary hagel. why some of the loudest voices with coming from his own party. >>> and 2012 is almost history. but what's the takeaway? comedian dean obeidallah schools us with his top ten lessons of 2012. >>> and also good news to tell you about a story we have been reporting on tonight. two missing georgia boys have been found safe in austin, texas. their father, the man who allegedly kidnapped them has been taken into custody. someone at a hotel recognized the boy from the amber alert and contacted police. much more in 30 minutes on their story. also spoke with their mom before she headed off to go pick up her two sons. hear what she told me by phone. >>> gangs and guns, a deadly mix in chicago that's getting more dire by the day. the city marked a grim milestone this week, 500 murders so far thi
Dec 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
what else is ahead. as our lawmakers wrestle with u.s. gun violence, chicago hits an awful milestone. 500 murders this year and counting. what's to blame? a former gang member and chicago's police superintendent join me live. >>> plus, president obama could tap this republican to lead the defense department. but not everyone wants to see a secretary hagel. why some of the loudest voices with coming from his own party. >>> and 2012 is almost history. but what's the takeaway? comedian dean obeidallah schools us. >>> and also good news to tell you about a story we have been reporting on tonight. two missing georgia boys have been found safe in austin, texas. their father, the man who allegedly kidnapped them has been taken into custody. someone at a hotel recognized the boy from the amber alert and contacted police. much more in 30 minutes on their story. also spoke with their mom before she headed off to go pick up her two sons. hear what she told me by phone. >>> gangs and guns, a deadly mix in chicago that's getting more dire by the day. the city marked a grim milestone this week, 50
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
massacre in newtown, connecticut, and engaged in a national debate on gun control, chicago suffered a grim milestone last night, a man was killed in a shooting on chicago's dangerous west side. this scene marks chicago's 500th homicide this year alone. that's up more than 50 from last year. now when we're researching this story this morning, one statistic really jumped out at us. in the past five years, 270 children have been killed by gun violence in chicago. on top of that, there have been dozens of other people injured. cnn's ted rowlands rode along with two chicago police officers earlier this year to get a firsthand look what it's like on the streets of chicago. here is his report. >> there's a couple places i want to check out. >> reporter: it's a friday night on the streets of chicago in theening. wood neighborhood. joe patterson and leo schmidt have been cops here for 26 years. >> we go around the blocks, what you do is you scan everything and when they see they're a policeman if they're doing something wrong or got a gun they start moving away or running. >> reporter: as we r
Dec 30, 2012 5:30am EST
casos de asesinato chicago con record de homicidios , un avión en rusia se sale de la pista de aterrizaje con más de 18 millones de luces colombia se ilumina por las fiestas de fin de año comenzamos . >>> (♪ ♪) . >>> (♪ ♪) . >>> (♪ ♪) . >>> (♪ ♪) . >>> buenas noches bienvenidos a noticiero univisión fin de semana , hoy està en prision una mujer hispana , acusada de empujar a un hombre al tren por crimen de odio después de que el hombre murió atropellado , tenemoa el caso con gran repercucion . >>> erika melendez es escoltada y acusada por crimen de odio por la policía autoridades , informaron que empujo al pasajero por que pensaba que era musulman por haber derribado las torres gemelas les tenía un odio . >>> según sus amigos , la mujer hispana de 31 años , en park queens , un empleado comento que la veia visitar a su madre pero no la reconocen como residente , viendolo así , no ni idea , enfre4nta cargos por odio racial , de ser hayada culpable el ataque le jueves pàsado , la mujer espero que estuviera el tren cerca , el hombre , murió aplastado po
Dec 22, 2012 9:30pm CST
one of chicago's most interesting new restaurants. next, our critic reviews baume and brix. and a day after we all survived the end of the mayan calendar, nasa says we're going to avoid another end-of-the-world scenerio. and as you saw tonight on wgn the bulls had georgia on their mind as they took on the hawks. the highlights, later in sports. break this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. hurry in for a droid incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. [ male announcer ] years ago, when the inventors of twix unveiled their bar the tension between them reached a breaking point literally. so they divided the production between two separate factories. each factory took a vastly different approach. left twix flowed caramel on cookie while right twix cascaded caramel on cookie. left twix bathed in chocolate while right twix cloaked in chocolate. both bars as different as the vastly distinct men who invented them. to this day, sharing nothing but
Dec 17, 2012 9:00pm CST
, rev. jesse jackson paying tribute to the lives lost in connecticut. chicagos police superintendent voiced his concerns. >> there is no other economy on earth where supply so always legitimate demand. it's legitimate demand is 10 x then why do we produce 100 axed and 90 x goes into the illegal market? that is game set and match for me. >> but at this shooting range it's not more gun laws needed they say the owners saying that it's the system. >> it's broken. >> and it needs a complete overhaul including mental overhaul. if i have a mental problem and i go to somebody my neighbors shouldn't befind out about it then if i have a gun in my gun should be taken away. >> >> at the chicago police academy graduation this morning the mayor said that the national assault weapons ban which expired in 2004 needs reinstatement. i would hope that the leadership in congress would now have a vote of conscience. there are certain classes of weapons that are strictly military, they have no useful purpose in sports hunting or self-defense they should not be legally sold in america the gun that was used
Dec 6, 2012 9:00pm CST
web site. sis had a high and store in chicago's exclusive gold coast three men pried open the front door just before 2:00 this morning they took handbag's worth between 1000-$3,000 each and shoes that cost as much as $3,000 a pair no arrests yet investigators found the car stolen in a slashing attack and a train station in northwest indiana but they're still looking for the suspect. accused of slashing a man's throat last week at the east chicago tradition in the bathroom police did find the car in indianapolis the also believe that woods was spotted there as well. you see the good and bad and people you see somebody that made a bad choice in she's now been charged with battery for the physical altercation yet in the video you do see another student step in and insulated the victim from further blows and stopped the fight high school officials say the girls had a verbal argument before back in september the school district says this could be an incident of bullying and is being investigated to see if further action can be taken stiller had tried to eliminate the code of silence. it
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm CST
nfl. i imagine you cannot come out of the building with orange jumpsuits in downtown chicago and not stick out like a sore thumb. it is amazing indeed. both of the inmates are convicted bank robbers. he tried himself. he represented himself in court. he actually had to be restrained. a boyish proceeding. the other suspect pleaded guilty in october to robbing nearly $4,000 from a bank. >> >> they managed to lower themselves out. this building designed to prevent these sort of mistakes. the windows are only about 5 in. wide. it is hard to imagine how they could have managed to squeeze through a group will continue to bring the very latest on this developing story and bring it to you live right here. >> funeral and several weeks will be held today. a funeral take place for the six wrote jessica. she is the teacher praised for sacrificing himself for the safety of her students. yesterday to funerals were held for six world. they will miss his perpetual smile and a twinkle in his eyes. also his vision for the future. >> there was not a dry. tremendous passion. a tremendous feeling. i thin
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm CST
home in east chicago. he, and others who came to mourn jaylen today say this section of track is dangerous. its been brought to the attention of the railroads... i do believe they should have something for the kids... for all the kids who play on this block. every five minutes.. trains all day, every day. jalen miller sees the problem here... with no pedestrian crossing gates, many people take a chance. jaylen and a few of his friends were coming from the library and they were trying to beat the train.. but he didnt beat the train.. he ended up getting hit by the train. he found jaylen lying next to the tracks. i checked his pulse.. he was dead. jaylen attended nearby harrison elementary school, he loved professional wrestling and playing with the other kids on his street. he was into sports and stuff.. he wasnt a bad kid. he was always at the library its just messed up. how could a train just hit him like that. its a question that may find an answer in the future, as his family comes to grips with this death just days before christmas. jaylen wasnt a bad kid, he was a good kid.
Dec 20, 2012 3:00pm PST
election? here's a hint. it's all about newt. and the city i'm in tonight, chicago, is now the shooting capital of america. but where's the national out cry? we're going to tlry to find out. you're watching "politics nation" on nbc live from the windy city. they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >>> this year, 465 people have been killed, mainly by guns, in chicago. 465 is an out rage. so where's the out rage? that's next. get a great deal on a new subaru and 250 dollars goes to your choice of five charities. by the end of this, our fifth year, our total can reach almost 25 million dollars. it's a nice reflection on us all. now through january 2nd. get 0% apr financing for 36 months on a 2013 subaru forester and we'll donate 250 dollars to your choice of 5 charities. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] w
Dec 29, 2012 12:00am PST
house. and the sad shame of this year's do-nothing congress. the gun violence continues in chicago. tonight, the reverend jesse jackson on the city's grim milestone of 500 homicides in one year. and it's nearly 2013, but attitudes on race remain two centuries behind. >> the way i look at it, it's freedom of speech. >> the reverend marcia dyson, and the president of the national urban league on the bigotry of the supposed post-racial america. >>> with three days left before the start of the new year, it's put up or shut up time for congressional leaders. president obama addressed reporters from the white house this evening. roughly an hour after meeting with leaders of the house and senate. >> i still want to get this done. it's the right thing to do for our families, for our businesses, and for our entire economy. but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> senate leaders harry reid and mitch mcconnell were back at the capitol in no time. mcconnell gathered his members to inform them of the work that needs to be done. >> we had a good meeting down at the white house. w
Dec 28, 2012 9:00pm CST
their own political future. >> we had a significant murder rate here in chicago the 500th person was killed last night mayor emanuel calls it an unfortunate and tragic milestone. terry mccarthy calling the numbers tragic the spokesperson saying 80 percent of these homicides are gang- related people we talked to said no matter where they happen to the need to be stopped. nathaniel jackson was pronounced dead early this morning hours after being gunned down outside this convenience store thursday night in the austin neighborhood. this death marks of 500 homicides in chicago this year a number we have not seen since 2008. community activists holmes was following last night's deadly attack, one of 400 he's responded to this year. holmes like many others has praised superintendent gary mccarthy's initiative to refocus police efforts in high crime areas today he called the homicide unacceptable saying: overall the homicide rate is up 15% from last year a statistic that does not sit well with many chicagoans. it's very dangerous. if i'm not going to verse, i go in my house, i don't go out a
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
out how to move the joffrey to chicago. i think gerry arpino resisted at first. i don't know if he trusted that the company would really start up again. we formed a chicago not-for-profit corporation. we said to what was left of the new york organization, "we will take them." and in '95, we moved them to chicago. woman: i think it was such a bold move, to say, we are going to take a company that had its roots and its identity in new york and it was going to move to a place, frankly, that was not a dance capital in any way shape or form. and they were going to really see if they could become an institution here. goldweber: the company when they got to chicago was a mess. i got there -- the day i arrived, they were in season. so i went to the theater and they didn't know the bows of what they were doing that night and people were running into each other onstage. you know, transitions are hard. so many dancers had left so there wasn't that unity of style. there were many, many dancers from all over, so we worked really hard to try and develop a unity of style to rebuild the classical
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
city that is among the nation's deadliest. chicago, illinois. this week alone, six people have been killed there, including a 15-year-old girl who was just standing in her backyard with her friends. those deaths bring the total number of murders there this year to 476. that just happens to be a number that is greater than the coalition troops serving in afghanistan during the very same period, so think of that. chicago is in a very real sense a war zone. >> patients keep coming and they come and they come, like machine gunfire. you can expect this to happen every single night. >> for the past several years, "360" has been covering the growing epidemic of gun violence on chicago's south side. >> good evening. from the south side of chicago, a tough neighborhood with strong people reeling from a killing spree that cannot be ignored. there are no easy answers but the problems are too important to ignore. we're in chicago tonight, a city in crisis. kids are dying, shot, beaten, murdered in these streets. the videotaped beating of derrion albert, an honor student, brought washington bigw
Dec 18, 2012 9:00pm CST
sheets to climb down from the 15th floor. called one of chicago's most prolific bank robbers the secondhand bandits seen here in action on surveillance tape committed just last week after a bizarre trial being held at the metropolitan correctional center at the loop at 7:00 this morning employees arriving for work found this makeshift rope dangling out of a window on the south side of the building joseph banks into his cell mate have pulled off a brazen escape the window was no more than 4 in. wide and resources tell us that the inmates knocked out cinderblocks to create a hole large enough to squeeze through then they rappelled down the side of the building from the 15th floor on tied together bed sheets. the escape sparked an intense manhunt investigators going into a home where it's believed a relative of conley lived some nearby schools when into locked down as the search continued. the fbi are the ones who told me to stay inside. security has been beefed up for the judge rebecca who presided over bankses trial he acted as his own attorney and at one point had to be restraine
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm CST today for a special trial offer.a longtime state senator from chicago will face the bond judge today accused of trying to break a handgun and ammo into a plane at o'hare. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. from 26th and california... on donne trotter's arrest. he was transported to the police locked up from the court at about 530 this morning. he is facing felony charges. is charged with attempting to board an aircraft with a weapon. a board is found a 25 caliber beretta in his garment bag and a clip containing six live rounds in the pocket. the gun was not loaded. he tried to tell police that he worked less as a security guard and did not realize the gun was in his bag. he does have a valid firearm owners id. the budget negotiation among state democrats was not that the senate investigation yesterday. he is among several potential contenders to run for the democrat nomination for jesse jackson jr. is vacated seat. we will keep you updated on what happens inside. a ma
Dec 27, 2012 7:30pm PST
pittsburgh, and it is an extremely durable class. they actually do the globe in chicago for a recovery like standards. >> and outdoor material in chicago has to withstand the heat of chicago and the cold -- the heat of summer and cold >> of winter > exactly. this piece comes in about 12 different colors. it has a backing to it, to. you cannot see through it, but it gets a lot of light back through it, so you could actually back like it if you want. >> we really like all these different styles. some of these that sit on top have advantages as well as disadvantages -- cleaning -- but they are stylish. but this has real advantage. when you lay it down, flesh, dram, and it has the faucet holes in here. it has the race area here so water will not run back off of it. >> let's go take a look at shower fittings and fixtures and the shower systems year. they are fascinating and very, very modern looking. all sorts of great stuff. do people like these in their homes? >> yes, i think this is a great example of how people do not want their parents shower anymore. this is the new generation of show
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am PST
, and engaged in a national debate on gun control, chicago reaches a deadly milestone despite the toughest laws when it comes to owning firearms. >>> federal investigators arrested a new york city woman, they say she used the school's shooting in newtown as a way to make money. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back with great ideas like our optional better car replacement. if your car is totaled, we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask one of our insurance experts about
Dec 8, 2012 9:30pm CST
in chicago. police releasing this photograph of the nephew of former mayor daly. a punch that killed up side of the division nightclub in 20 04. he is 38 years old and lives enter california. >> an elderly man and woman died in a house fire that broke out in a single-family home on kensington avenue at 1:30. the victims were transported to the hospital where the word pronounced dead at. one neighbor described the fire as full-blown and very intense. >> it was in full flames. you hate to see all of the people trapped like that. especially somebody who was part of the neighborhood. >> neighbors describe the man as from neglecting the children play on his lawn. they also say he was a world war ii veteran. >> educational leaders and staff, more than 85 musicals showcased what they have to offer. john lewis talked to some parents as they shop around to find the best schools for their children. >> it was not a game but education that brought a danger of hundreds of students and parents. >> i have tried to find a school in my community. >> by and large, this -- >> it is our job. >> this is
Dec 13, 2012 1:00am PST
cities like chicago where it's mayhem. so many murders. we have a news report on that. >> chicago's image has been defined by shots heard and seen and the world usually snippets of carnage and mayhem. >> the city continues to deal with the deadly ivy lens. 13 people dead this weekend including the 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed. >> gary mccarthy told acc 7 that there is still an unacceptable level of violence in the city. so far this weekend four people including two children are dead. and at least 26 people have been wounded in weekend shootings. >> cenk: but our next guest said it's not because there are too many guns, but there are not enough guns in chicago. really? let's ask him. alan gottlieb chairman of the citizens for the right to keep and bear arms. alan, thank you for joining us. give us your best shot on telling us what is wrong with chicago's gun laws. >> chicago has a ban on than guns. it makes it impossible to have a gun. to have a permit in your home, you have to have range training, but you couldn't get to gun range training. and it's totally illegal for anybody
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm CST
will be saint gregory's last. the school says lack of chicago is poised to break an 18-year-old record today, for the amount of snow that hasn't fallen. so far this year, there have been 280 days without snow accumulation. the number of snowless days ties the record set in 1994. if no snow falls today, chicago will set a new record. there have been traces of snowfall in suburban areas, but not enough to be considered "measurable" snow. tom skilling will have more in his full forecast. next at noon. president obama hits the road to talk taxes to union workers. after holding a private meeting with the speaker of the house. investigators are looking into the cause of a plane crash that killed a popular mexican- american singer. and the d-j's behind a prank call to the hospital treating kate middleton are speaking out for the first time. tre r anitngis wait till your kids move back home after college. we were going through so much of the bargain detergent. and the clothes didn't look as good. but since we switched to tide we use much less. an amazing clean for all three of our full-
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
himself. taken to los angeles, to new york and chicago but it is important to get to new york first. he starts his junior year. >> host: his first night in new york city. >> i was a little dubious but turns out to be true. he was not that spending night in that apartment would be better, but he couldn't get in. he couldn't get the keys and couldn't find the landlord, a friend of a friend of his mother, he left outside with his suitcase -- barre had called him and found a cue the next morning. >> host: genevieve makes a scene in new york city. who is genevieve? >> guest: and australian to his mother mary, second marriage was to a notable american, bill jesup, the family had american ties to a private high school in new york state and came to new york city and met barack obama, as she called him, after he graduated from columbia. they have a lot in common from the moment they met. indonesian connections, fodder and mother had lived in indonesia, he was a diplomat, she had lived there in the same area when young barry was there. she felt like an outsider because like many children, con
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm CST
shooting as the chicago at 500 homicides for the year. >> so far no comment yet. chicago police have been working hard to prevent it. the 500 happened last night. the shooting death on the west side. 40 year-old nathaniel jackson was pronounced dead just after midnight. three hours after he was shot in the head. his death pushed chicago homicide rate to 500. today that is the talk of the town. >> it is crazy. i think these people are going out of their mind. the need to do something about >> this is only the second time this decade that the homicide rate has hit 500. there were 512 in 2008. the number dropped in recent years. earlier this you're the police superintendent shook up the department to target high crime areas. some feel that is having an effect. >> mccarthy noted recently that overall crime is down by 12 percent. the milestone murder number of 500 as many wary about chicagos national reputation as well as their own safety. >> i do not feel safe at all. i was dodging bullets growing up. maybe next year police will try harder against. >> the mayor's office called the m
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
was trying to get a job wherever he could. he applied for a job in chicago after washington was elected mayor there. he didn't get anything. so the best he could do was stay in new york. he wouldn't want to go back to honolulu. he didn't have anyplace else. so he stayed there and as he put it, you try to make money for yourself and get a job. it is sort of a magazine or consulting firm called business international. for that year, he doesn't really like it there, but that is the period when they talk a lot. it is the period when he met genevieve. >> host: so david maraniss, going back to the quote, no life could have been the product of randomness like that of barack obama. chicago became a part of that randomness? >> guest: well, the mayoral election in chicago was very attracted to him. and chicago was the place to be at that time. oprah winfrey, michael jordan, the king of the bulls, oprah winfrey had her show, and barack obama who came anonymously. and he is arguably today's most influential. >> host: in chicago community organizer, you quote him. saying that obama was one o
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am EST
get involved. >> we are here on the campus of the university of chicago and thinking about your time here as an undergraduate on campus. you had a chance to go to columbia university and you decided to come here. >> to have done your research. >> then president obama. tell me who david axelrod is that 20 years old, thinking about the world of politics here in chicago. how were you envisioning your future? >> first of all, i came to chicago for a couple of reasons. i had a homer and teacher in high school who said to the whole class -- draw, you get a map and draw a circle run the city of new york 600 miles and go to school out of that. because your parents will never surprise you with a visit if they have to take an airplane. [laughter] but the bigger reason was that i wanted to go to school in an urban area, and a place where the politics were rich. this was four years after the democratic convention, the last of the big city machines were still alive and politics were really vital. i came to the university of chicago probably ill-equipped to take advantage of everything the institu
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
have been canceled, mostly at chicago's o'hare and midway airports. >>> more, now, on where the blizzard is going next and how much life it has left. >> accuweather meteorologist jim dickey is tracking it for us. >> good morning. feeling the effects of our major winter storm here. you see the swath of snow winding down on the backside in wisconsin and illinois. even as the snow has ended, blowing and drifting snow means continuing blizzard conditions for many spots. watch out if you're traveling i-80 here. the storm tracks its way into the northeast. winds out of the north and west. major lake-effect snow heading forward into the weekend. rob and sunny, back to you. >> stay with us for "good morning america" for the very latest on the blizzard. team coverage, live, from the storm zone. >>> and switching gears, now. we have shocking developments from washington overnight. that so-called plan "b," to avoid the fiscal cliff has failed. and president obama is delaying his vacation to hawaii because of the ongoing stalemate. nick ratner has the latest from capitol hill. >> reporter:
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
. however, prices were up 4.3% from the same time last year. new york and chicago were the only cities where prices took a drop from last year. however, markets that had been struggling to regain strength are now showing signs of life, including phoenix, where prices are up for the 13th straight month. that relative strength in home prices and continued low interest rates may bring more home buyers back into real estate in 2013. but even with sales of new and existing homes showing a spike, don't expect a big housing boom like the one we saw just a few years ago. maurizio fiori is hoping to buy a home in 2013. he's looking to move his growing family out of their chicago apartment and into their very own home. 'i've been scouring the internet, and talking to agents and mls and all the sites almost daily.' a former trader, fiori holds stakes in a diversified portfolio of successful small businesses, including a wine importing company and a craft brewer. in 2006, before the worst of the financial crisis hit, many banks would have been bending over backwards to lend him lots of money at ex
Dec 21, 2012 2:00am PST
york with the worst cancellations coming out of chicago. our nbc meteorologist bill karins is tracking the storm for us. what's the latest? >> today was a good day to take off from work if you possibly could. in a lot of areas from the great lakes to the west coast, the wind is howling. the wind is the biggest threat out there. it's going to be this morning in mostly the big cities along i-95. right now winds 39 in philadelphia. 36 in scranton. you have to get in the 50-mile-per-hour range to get damaging winds. that will occur as the sun is coming up this morning around new york city, philadelphia, all of new jersey and then southern new england this afternoon. it's not pretty around chicago with winds at 40 and indianapolis at 40 and areas of snow out here. so it's a very windy day out there. not good for flying. a lot of airline delays. as far as the rain goes, the rain is in green, remember. heavy rain kicking up from philadelphia to new york city through the hudson valley, through scranton and binghamton, new york. that will be over the top of boston this afternoon. the b
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
going to get bumped back. >> most of the cancellations affect chicago's airport, including more than 350 there. they're prepared for an influx of stranded passengers. >> we'll be setting up cots and providing amenity kits for passengers. >> it looks like christmas will be white in wisconsin's capital. the blizzard dropped 19 inches of snow on madison. officials there urged drivers to stay off the roads, and at least 25,000 people in the area lost power. >> as the night progresses, as the wind starts roaring and that heavy snow is kind of laying on the lines and then the wind comes along and it's icy, that we are going to have some power outages. >> across the south, the storm didn't drop snow but delivered powerful winds. it knocked out power to 18,000 customers, toppling trees and peeling roofs off buildings. three red cross disaster relief trucks were destroyed. >> here come grass and limbs and trees and everything flying through the naked, you know, and we got glass and s over the beds. >> the storm is also threatening to leave some stockings unstuffed on christmas morning. the sn
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
and bands and a drill team from chicago will all be there to take part. >> they are hoping that this year they will not be the human popsicle that they were back in 2009. >> we have to get through christmas burst. -- for christmas first. outside, another mild day, lot of sunshine and a few sprinkles. the one thing that would be nice for us is to get a little bit of rain. we have been extraordinarily dry since way back. we have had two days and almost three months with only a quarter inch of rain. the high temperature today was 62 degrees. this december is running more than seven degrees above average and only one night this month has it been colder than average. even around chicago minneapolis 27 degrees. 78 degrees in dallas-fort worth and almost the entire lower 48 have been way above average. even for dallas, it was 25 degrees above average. the one-shot of really cold air will become norway's we get into late thursday and friday. a little circulation over us today that brought the showers. here is the big area of storm is, getting developed in the southwest. that will lead to qui
Dec 29, 2012 9:30pm CST
they have all of the suspects in custody. >> the additional reward money was raised by the chicago police memorial foundation and the fraternal order of police. >> and a chicago police officer was injured when a man smashed his head against the pavement. the police officer briefly lost consciousness. the man has been charged with aggravated battery to a police officer and resisting a rest. police were investigating the report of shots being fired. they say williams was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed. they followed him and that is when the confrontation began. >> dozens of people there and tell larry -- voluntarily turn in their guns to police today appeared people real to drop off their weapons with no questions asked. a total of 68 weapons were turned in. in return people receive wal- mart gift cards. for handguns, shotguns and rifles, they received a $50 card. they hope to have more gun buybacks in the new year as well. >> the deadline for avoiding the fiscal cliff is getting closer. president obama says he is optimistic. >> time is running out. congress needs to r
Dec 27, 2012 6:30pm PST
incluyendo dallas, chicago, philadelphia y new york, miles de pasajeros esperan ansiosos poder llegar a sus destinos. >>> adelantado por una hora. >>> juan osorio llamÓ a la aerolÍnea antes de ir al aeropuer aeropuerto, al llegar se encontrÓ con los inevitable. >>> dos horas atrasado por el tema de clima, esa es la explicaciÓn. >>> ¿estas lista para ir a new york?. >>> sÍ. >>> la tormenta dejÓ sin electricidad a cientos de miles de usuarios, en arkansas casi 200 mil perdieron la energÍa elÉctrica. >>> en lugares como la ciudad de new york y el estado de nueva jersey la tormenta fue mÁs v benevolente. >>> las condiciones peligrosas en carreteras, la tormenta no causÓ grandes estragos. >>> ademÁs de las muertes y cientos de vuelos cancelados la tormenta invernal que azotÓ gran p parte del noreste del paÍs arruinÓ los planes a miles de viajeros. >>> algo que le sobraba a esta pareja dispuestos a esperar lo necesario con tal de pasar el fin de aÑo en familia. >>> la familia es mÁs importante de todo el mundo. >>> mÉxico tomÓ accion. aplicaciÓn de la seccion. cri
Dec 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
demographics about the migration in chicago in other places, but that is what makes the process of writing so exciting because there is some indeterminate state. there are spaces that we have to imagine what actually happens and so i want to applaud you for writing as a historian as opposed to someone you could only say things that were matched by strict adherence to the evidence. >> in sometimes actually you would find that what you thought or what people said was not exactly what came to be. some of that as a journalist you think oh no they said that and it wasn't this way. one of my favorite ancestors was michelle obama's great grandmother, phoebe johnson who had a stepfather. he was a remarkable man who ran away from slavery, joined the union army had just a remarkable man and mrs. obama's great uncle told me oh yeah, peg leg because he lost his leg in the war. i thought, peg legged scooter i love that. i went to the archives and i found this civil war his military record and his civil war pension and there was no medical file. the man had two legs. [laughter] and i thought oh, what do
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm CST
united maintenance company and its owner is a prominent chicago businessman richard simon long before he ran this cleaning company was a chicago police officer moonlighting as a chauffeur to the so-called king of the janitors ben stein a notorious rush street playboy and a friend to members of the mob jim wagner investigated and he says this about stalin. >> law enforcement had stories about him taking over parties in bars with his friends he ran a maintenance company that had contracts in numerous different companies in chicago. today one of simon's top executive his ex- con, in the '80s osco was convicted of running a donnie insurance firm as part of a scheme to defraud the labor union won by his father. today the company issued a statement saying it simon purchased the business in 2009 more than 16 years after foster was hired by the previous owner but they failed to mention that simon worked for in ran the business for over two decades. today the mayor defended his choice. we will have a vigorous enforcement to make sure everybody lives by and appropriately stands by the law. >> b
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm CST
in chicago. it began pretty well. he was coach of the year his second year. he is always in charge of the defense. the defense did well over the years. he had no offense. the offense struggled this year. it was hoped to be better. it did not work out that way. it eventually cost him his job. not enough points, not enough victories. >> changes and always a bad thing. sometimes it can be good. nobody wants to really change our attend about changing. now it is upon us. that is what it is. but he got to keep moving forward and whoever we get as our next coach. >> there's a lot of opportunity out there for him. we want him to be here but it is not the scenario. he is a great coach. he is a great man. >> am anxious to see what they do. i'm going to go home and away from football right now. >> a very emotional reaction from devin hester. mrs of life is in the nfl. people get hired and fired. fill emery will not speak today. you have in this conference tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.. the bears fans already weighing in with their opinions. we're not finding a lot of fans that are all that surprised
Dec 26, 2012 3:00am EST
of the first of michele obama's and sisters to set site on chicago in 1908. this is her husband who was a minister who also lived in chicago. this is the first lady's great great grandmother, and she arrived in illinois some time in the 1860s. the first lady describes herself as a south side girl but the family had no idea their roots in illinois go that far back. if you look at mary, you will understand why the family story says she was part cherokee. she obviously has a mixed lineage but i was never able to establish for sure whether that was true. this is the first lady's grandfather, a mislabeled slide, who left south carolina and arrive in chicago around 1931. this is millvinia, the owner of millvinia's brother. this is a photo, this is an amazing coat, there is a nice story behind this one. after the book was published and after an article about the book came out, i got an e-mail from a woman who said i think that might meet my family, my husband's family and i think we have a photograph of them and in fact they did and it was the first photograph that i was able to find of mi
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm PST
asesinadas en la primera semana de peÑa nieto >>> en contraparte autoridades de chicago quieren convertir a esa ciudad en la mÁs amigable para los inmigrantes. ahÍ 10 aÑos de la retirada de vieques en puerto rico, veremos el impacto que ha tenido comenzamos. ♪ (mÚsica) ♪ >>> este es su noticiero univisiÓn fin de semana, fÉlix de b y loro duurdes ramos >>> la violencia en mÉxico no eb tien entiende cambios de gobierno, el nuevo mandatario ha dicho que recobrar la seguridad es importante para la muestra porque el cambio anhelado por todos no serÁ facil de conseguir, alejandro roldÁn desde la ciudad de mÉxico nos trae el panorama de la violencia en el paÍs. durante los primeros 8 dÍas de el skeks nprograma de nieto 31 personas han sido asesinada >>> kwoocoahuila, sic teczacate chihuahua, morelos y el estado de mÉxico, hace unos dÍas, el presidente de mÉxico, enrique peÑa nieto ordenÓ las pooufuerz harm armadas del paÍs mantenerse en este proceso >>> en tanto se aplica la nueva polÍtica de estado por la seguridad y la justicia que termina su gradual regreso ar
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm EST
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